This week’s photo prompt from Madison Woods http://madisonwoods.wordpress.com/2012/03/21/photo-prompt-for-100-word-flash-fridayfictioneers-23/. This was a difficult one, apologies if my contribution this week is a bit soppy!
The sun sets behind the hills as the purple cloak of night rises from the east. The forest becomes still, even the cicadas fall silent.
The ground begins to tremble, and then I hear branches stirring, twigs snapping under the rhythmic canter of mystic hooves.
A pale glow suffuses the bushes around me, and a breeze ruffles my hair.
I spin around.
The unicorns appear in bold relief on the rugged terrain of the hill behind me, pawing the ground, silver manes tossing against the skyline.
“You came,” I say.
“To bring you home,” they answer.